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Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her

    Woman Killed in East Boston When Andrew McArdle Bridge Crushes Her
    A woman died in East Boston on Tuesday when the Meridian Street Bridge, also referred to as the Andrew McArdle Bridge, closed on top of her. Boston police are trying to figure out exactly what happened to cause the Massachusetts pedestrian…
  • Jul 21

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five

    Massachusetts Hot Air Balloon Crashes, Explodes Into Power Lines & Injures Five
    The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into what caused the Massachusetts hot air balloon accident that left five people injured. The accident happened Saturday when the balloon “Raspberry Ripple” struck power lines as its…
  • Jul 16

    Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Over Catastrophic Truck Accident

    Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart Over Catastrophic Truck Accident
    Actor Tracy Morgan has filed a truck accident lawsuit against Wal-Mart. The former 30 Rock star and Saturday Night Live alum almost died in a limo bus-truck crash on the New Jersey Turnpike last month. Now, Morgan is suing the retail giant…
Rank this Week: 719

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
  • Jul 24

    Physician and repeat whistleblower wins over $38 million for reporting fraud

    Physician and repeat whistleblower wins over $38 million for reporting fraud
    William LeCorte M.D. of Metairie Louisiana is a 65 year old internist with an active medical practice. He is also a prolific whistleblower who has filed 12 lawsuits reporting healthcare companies that defraud taxpayer funded programs and he…
  • Jul 22

    Whistleblower in Omnicare case to receive over $17.2 million

    Whistleblower in Omnicare case to receive over $17.2 million
    A former Omnicare pharmacist who revealed information to Uncle Same about Omnicare Inc.’s alleged kickbacks to nursing homes, will receive over $17.2 million as her share of the $124 million which Omnicare has agreed to pay to the…
  • Jul 21

    On-line pharmacies outside U.S. spawn prosecutions and FedEx is latest target

    On-line pharmacies outside U.S. spawn prosecutions and FedEx is latest target
     Federal authorities charged FedEx with assisting illegal pharmacies by knowingly delivering painkillers and dangerous drugs to customers without prescriptions. The indictment filed in federal court in San Francisco alleges that FedEx…
Rank this Week: 2513

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Jul 24

    Mass. Governor Signs Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

    Mass. Governor Signs Bill to Raise Minimum Wage
    On June 26, 2014, Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill into law which will raise the hourly minimum wage in Massachusetts for the first time since 2008. As a result of these increases, Massachusetts’ minimum wage will be amongst…
  • Jul 23

    MBBP Client Deborah Halber Publishes First Book

    MBBP Client Deborah Halber Publishes First Book
    Congratulations to MBBP client Deborah Halber on the publication of her first book, The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths are Solving America’s Coldest Cases (Simon & Schuster, 2014)! Publishers Weekly calls this “A lively…
  • Jul 23

    Should You Incorporate Your Business?

    Should You Incorporate Your Business?
    By: Hillary Peterson 70% of all businesses in the country are organized as a sole proprietorship, but operating a business as an unincorporated entity is not without its disadvantages. Because of this, it is important for any business owner…
Rank this Week: 1480

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    New Studies Reveal Serious Side Effects of Cholesterol Drug

    New Studies Reveal Serious Side Effects of Cholesterol Drug
    High cholesterol is one of the most common medical conditions for patients in the United States, and the market for medication to treat the condition is a multibillion dollar industry. Many doctors attribute at least part of the uptick in…
  • Jul 19

    The Number of Massachusetts GranuFlo Lawsuits Keeps Growing

    The Number of Massachusetts GranuFlo Lawsuits Keeps Growing
    Plaintiffs continue to come forward, accusing Fresenius Medical Care of failing to inform patients about the risks involved with GranuFlo. This medical powder used in kidney dialysis treatment to help clean the blood of patients. Now, there…
  • Jul 6

    Beyaz Birth Control Pill Carries Similar Health Risks As Yaz and Yasmin

    Beyaz Birth Control Pill Carries Similar Health Risks As Yaz and Yasmin
    In previous blog posts, our drug injury law firm has written about the risks associated with taking Yasmin and Yaz birth control pills. Now, we want to make sure you are aware that Beyaz, another birth control pill made by Bayer, also carries…
Rank this Week: 1070

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury law with an emphasis on products and drugs liability. By Sheff Law.

http://www.personalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 24

    OSHA SLAPS UNITED AIRLINES WITH 16 CITATIONS

    OSHA SLAPS UNITED AIRLINES WITH 16 CITATIONS
    The government agency for Occupational Health and Safety Authorities (OSHA) administered 16 citations and proposed penalties of $101,300 to United Airlines on Tuesday. OSHA investigations reveal repeated violations at the airline's Newark…
  • Jul 21

    REFRIGERATION PROBLEMS REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF 5,000 VACCINES

    REFRIGERATION PROBLEMS REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF 5,000 VACCINES
    Storage problems may have reduced the effectiveness of 5,000 vaccines given to Connecticut patients. More than 3,800 patients who received the vaccinations may have to be revaccinated. According to officials with the Hartford HealthCare…
  • Jul 17

    SEVEN ACROBATS INJURED IN A HAIR-RAISING STUNT PLAN TO FILE LAWSUIT

    SEVEN ACROBATS INJURED IN A HAIR-RAISING STUNT PLAN TO FILE LAWSUIT
    Seven acrobats who were injured during a stunt plan to pursue legal action to get to the "root cause" of the accident. Eight acrobats from the U.S., Brazil, Bulgaria and Ukraine were injured during a May 4th performance of the Ringling…
Rank this Week: 994

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case
    At least once a week a potential client will come into my office to discuss a pending case and conclude the conversation by asking me what guarantees I can give him. My answer is the same each time. There are no guarantees in this business.…
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
  • Jul 14

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?
    The duty of the office of the district attorney in Massachusetts is not only to prosecute cases but to screen criminal allegations to determine if in fact a crime was committed. Sometimes this screening process fails. Young prosecutors…
Rank this Week: 275

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Massachusetts Land Use Monitor

Covers Massachusetts land use and real estate law, regulation and policy. By Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster, P.C.

http://www.massachusettslandusemonitor.com/
  • Jul 24

    Appeals Court Fixes One Anomaly In The Tricky Law Of Nonconforming Structure

    Appeals Court Fixes One Anomaly In The Tricky Law Of Nonconforming Structure
    In a previous post we discussed Gale v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Gloucester (pdf) and the “difficult and infelicitous” language of the first two sentences of M.G.L. c. 40A, § 6 governing nonconforming uses…
  • Jul 16

    Some Old Land Use Restrictions Don't Die, Or Even Fade Away

    Some Old Land Use Restrictions Don't Die, Or Even Fade Away
    In its recent decision in Samuelson v. Planning Bd. of Orleans, the Appeals Court affirmed and expanded on its 2011 decision in Killorin v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Andover, which confined the reach of M.G.L. c. 184, § 23.…
  • Jun 5

    Known Monuments Decide Boundary Dispute

    Known Monuments Decide Boundary Dispute
    In its recent decision in Bernier v. Fredette, the Appeals Court affirmed a Land Court ruling concerning the importance of monuments in deed descriptions.  In real estate parlance, a monument is a fixed object used by surveyors to…
Rank this Week: 2547

Women in Labor

Women in Labor

Discusses the latest developments in labor and employment law throughout the New England region and nationally. By Royal LLP.

http://royalllp.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    President Obama Signs Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

    President Obama Signs Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
    On Tuesday, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a jobs promotion bill aimed at preparing and training workers with the twenty-first century skills necessary for employment. A major goal of the Act is to…
  • Jul 22

    Federal Contractors and Employees to be LGBT Discrimination Free

    Federal Contractors and Employees to be LGBT Discrimination Free
    Among the flood of executive orders coming from the White House recently, is one protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender federal contractors and employees.  Yesterday, President Obama signed an executive order that protects…
  • Jul 22

    The Affordable Care Act: Upcoming Responsibilities for Employer

    The Affordable Care Act: Upcoming Responsibilities for Employer
    For the past few years it seems you could not go a single day without hearing about Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (as it is formally known). Although the conversations have died down a bit, the Affordable Care Act … Continue…
Rank this Week: 4216

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Airbnb Rentals Raise Thorny Legal Issue

    Airbnb Rentals Raise Thorny Legal Issue
    Law Catching Up With Popular Airbnb Room Rental Website With the promise of relatively easy money, Airbnb (Air Bed & Breakfast) is making innkeepers of many Greater Boston homeowners and even renters who are taking advantage of the…
  • Jul 22

    Easier For Condominium Association To Sue Over Defective Construction, SJC Rule

    Easier For Condominium Association To Sue Over Defective Construction, SJC Rule
    Wyman v. Ayer Properties:  SJC Holds That Economic Loss Doctrine Inapplicable In Condominium Construction Defect Claims In an important ruling which will make it less difficult for condominium associations and trustees to seek…
  • Jun 29

    Cohasset Wind Turbine Project Can Move Forward, Appeals Court Rule

    Cohasset Wind Turbine Project Can Move Forward, Appeals Court Rule
    Controversial Wind Turbine Project Approved, Over Neighbors’ Opposition, Appeals Court Rules Plans for a controversial wind turbine on top of Turkey Hill in swanky coastal Cohasset could soon move forward after the…
Rank this Week: 400

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Texas State Appeal Court Judge Arrested for DUI

    Texas State Appeal Court Judge Arrested for DUI
    In McAllen, Texas, a state appeals court judge has been arrested for drunken driving following a traffic stop this weekend. After failing field sobriety tests and admitting to drinking five beers beforehand, the judge was charged with a DUI…
  • Jul 18

    Defending Drug Offenses in Plymouth County in light of recent SJC ruling limiting police searches in drug case

    Defending Drug Offenses in Plymouth County in light of recent SJC ruling limiting police searches in drug case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently published an important decision on Commonwealth v. William White, Jr. vacating a trial judge's conviction and ruling that a police officer acted unlawfully when he searched the defendant and…
  • Jun 27

    Warrantless Search of Cell phones declared Unconstitutional by the Supreme Court

    Warrantless Search of Cell phones declared Unconstitutional by the Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court has just issued a landmark ruling banning law enforcement officers from searching an arrestee's cell phone or mobile device without a warrant. According to all nine justices of the Supreme Court, a warrantless search of a…
Rank this Week: 466

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    SSDI Cases: On Duration and the Recent Work Test

    SSDI Cases: On Duration and the Recent Work Test
    Our Boston disability lawyers understand that your work history may have as much of an effect on your level of benefits as your disability. A recent article in the Aiken Standard looks at what the author describes as a "draconian"…
  • Jul 18

    SSA to Educate the Public about What it Means to be Disabled

    SSA to Educate the Public about What it Means to be Disabled
    Our Boston disability lawyers know that the benefits appeals process can be a difficult and confusing process for claimants who do not have representation. A recent article from the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune discusses ongoing efforts by the…
  • Jul 15

    Funding Road Construction on the Backs of the Disabled

    Funding Road Construction on the Backs of the Disabled
    The Highway Transportation fund is broke because gas taxes have not been raised since 1993 -- and cars today are more fuel-efficient and use less gas. Rather than raise the gas tax, some lawmakers want to take money away from the disabled. …
Rank this Week: 3330

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Jul 23

    Task Force that Investigates Employee Misclassification is Broadened, made Permanent by Statute

    Task Force that Investigates Employee Misclassification is Broadened, made Permanent by Statute
    Some six years after it was created by executive order, the joint task force on the underground economy and employee misclassification is being formalized by statute. As part of the recently enacted minimum wage law, there was created a…
  • Jul 14

    Whistle Blowers and Massachusetts Law

    Whistle Blowers and Massachusetts Law
    When an employee decides it’s time to blow the whistle on employer misconduct or that of a fellow worker, employees are well advised to do a bit of homework first. While it certainly seems like whistle blowers should be protected by the…
  • Jun 25

    Minimum Wage Bill Passes; Governor Expected to Sign

    Minimum Wage Bill Passes; Governor Expected to Sign
    The two legislative branches in the Commonwealth recently reached accord on a proposal to hike the minimum wage here in Massachusetts. Given the prior statements of Governor Deval Patrick, it appears the legislation will become law within a…
Rank this Week: 3984

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    SJC Rules that Smell of Unburnt Marijuana is not Enough to Search People, Car

    SJC Rules that Smell of Unburnt Marijuana is not Enough to Search People, Car
    This past week, in Commonwealth v. Overmyer and Commonwealth v. Craan, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the smell of unburnt marijuana alone is not enough to establish probable cause to search a car. The facts of the cases are as…
  • Jul 22

    Son Allegedly Assaults Father in Framingham

    Son Allegedly Assaults Father in Framingham
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, Joseph Cordova of Framingham allegedly assaulted his father at their home on June 24th.  The article states that at the time of the alleged incident, Cordova was out on bail on another…
  • Jul 20

    Sudbury Man Charged with Damaging Property at Own Home

    Sudbury Man Charged with Damaging Property at Own Home
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, Justin Kieffer allegedly damaged property at his home this past week. The article states that Kieffer lives with his mother in Sudbury, and that his mother told him that he needed to go to…
Rank this Week: 1170

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Jul 22

    FDA Social Media Guidance - Hangout on Air

    FDA Social Media Guidance - Hangout on Air
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jul 17

    Health Information Exchange: Meaningful Consent

    Health Information Exchange: Meaningful Consent
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Jul 16

    Consumer Generated Data: Your "Data Exhaust"

    Consumer Generated Data: Your "Data Exhaust"
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 2094

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Potential Child Abuse and Neglect and the DCF Part 1 of 2

    Potential Child Abuse and Neglect and the DCF Part 1 of 2
    Any close living situation may eventually cause agitation and strife between those people living together. And in some cases, the situation reaches a boiling point and people start to lash out, sometimes even violently. When violence occurs…
  • Jul 13

    Possible Changes to Parole for Juveniles Serving Life Sentence

    Possible Changes to Parole for Juveniles Serving Life Sentence
    The hot topic before the state’s Senate right now is a bill that could give juveniles who are serving a life sentence the opportunity to become eligible for parole after serving a minimum of 20 years, the Berkshire Eagle reports.…
  • Jul 10

    Soccer Star Luis Suarez Bites Opponents Ear: Is This An Assault And Battery In Massachusetts?

    Soccer Star Luis Suarez Bites Opponents Ear: Is This An Assault And Battery In Massachusetts?
    The drama for the Men’s World Cup has not been limited to the win and loss columns or to the untimely exit of the United States Men’s team. Soccer sensation and Uruguay’s marquee player Luis Suarez was fined $100,000.00 and…
Rank this Week: 1126

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Injury Law. By Sugarman & Sugarman, P.C.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Personal Injury Litigation Explosion in Massachusetts? Fact or Fiction?

    Personal Injury Litigation Explosion in Massachusetts? Fact or Fiction?
    Conventional wisdom says that people will sue for any injury and that the number of personal injury lawsuits is steadily increasing. But, the facts tell a different story. Where a serious personal injury is claimed, the case is usually…
  • Jul 15

    Total Hip Arthroplasty - A Future Without Metal-On-Metal Bearing

    Total Hip Arthroplasty - A Future Without Metal-On-Metal Bearing
    One of the most important issues surrounding Total Hip Arthroplasty (replacement) is the future of bearing surfaces. The bearing surfaces of an artificial hip joint ideally have sound wear characteristics and durability, are bio-inert and…
  • Jul 8

    Massachusetts Food Poisoning Claim

    Massachusetts Food Poisoning Claim
    When people hear about Salmonella, they most often think of raw eggs, raw chicken or other animal products as the source of this potentially deadly bacteria. Since the beginning of this month however, six non-animal food products were…
Rank this Week: 3343

Breaking Ground: What's New in…

Breaking Ground: What's New in Real Estate Law

Updates in real estate law including leasing, financing, corporate real estate, environmental law. By Sherin and Lodgen.

http://blog.sherin.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    A Primer: Economic Loss Doctrine Not Necessarily Bar to Tort Recovery

    A Primer: Economic Loss Doctrine Not Necessarily Bar to Tort Recovery
    Written by: Anthony L. DeProspo Although the “economic loss doctrine” has historically barred recovery of certain classes of tort damages, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently affirmed an Appeals Court decision…
  • Jul 8

    Massachusetts Registered Land - A Primer

    Massachusetts Registered Land - A Primer
    Written by: Andrew Royce Many out-of-state attorneys and real estate professionals are unfamiliar with the existence of registered land in Massachusetts.  Approximately 15 to 20% of Massachusetts land is registered, meaning that title is…
  • Jun 30

    2014 Massachusetts Solar Update

    2014 Massachusetts Solar Update
    Written by: Bethany A. Bartlett  SREC II: It seems we hardly knew you.  In April of 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) published amendments to 225 CMR 14.00 creating the next generation of the Solar…
Rank this Week: 1739

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Have you been Diagnosed with Mesothelioma?

    Have you been Diagnosed with Mesothelioma?
    If you think you have a case of mesothelioma, the first thing you should do is receive immediate medical attention. With an experienced doctor on your side, you can determine once and for all if you have this form of cancer. While there may…
  • Jul 18

    Potential Causes of a Tractor Trailer Accident

    Potential Causes of a Tractor Trailer Accident
    Were you recently involved in an accident with a tractor trailer? If so, you must realize early on that you have rights. Not every truck accident leads to a personal injury lawsuit, but there are times when the victim has the right to file a…
  • Jul 15

    Dog Bite Victim? Here is what may be Covered

    Dog Bite Victim? Here is what may be Covered
    Despite the fact that most dogs are lovable, there are times when these animals can attack. While a dog bite does not always lead to a lawsuit, there are situations when this is the case. No matter where you live, there are laws in place to…
Rank this Week: 4441

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 258

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Actos Manufacturer Looks to Make More Money Despite Ongoing Products Liability Litigation

    Actos Manufacturer Looks to Make More Money Despite Ongoing Products Liability Litigation
    Despite ongoing litigation surrounding the diabetes drug Actos, the Japanese drug manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, seems to be pushing ahead with sales and conducting studies to find new markets for its medication. According to…
  • Jul 15

    Doctors Performing Many More Knee Replacement Surgeries than Medically Necessary

    Doctors Performing Many More Knee Replacement Surgeries than Medically Necessary
    Our Boston personal injury lawyers who represent patients with knee replacement-related injuries know that these matters can be confusing to patients who may already have been the victim of inappropriate medical advice. A new report from…
  • Jul 14

    Oregon Settles Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit Over DePuy Artificial Hip

    Oregon Settles Multimillion Dollar Lawsuit Over DePuy Artificial Hip
    Our Boston hip replacement attorneys understand that representing a client injured by one of the now-recalled DePuy artificial hips requires a great deal of familiarity with defective medical product litigation. These can be extremely…
Rank this Week: 3472

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Bostic v. Georgia-Pacific Corp.: Actual and Proximate Causation in Mesothelioma Litigation

    Bostic v. Georgia-Pacific Corp.: Actual and Proximate Causation in Mesothelioma Litigation
    Our Boston mesothelioma plaintiff lawyers understand that asbestos-related illness cases can involve complex litigation to determine which of many possible defendants are responsible for the plaintiff's injuries. In Bostic v.…
  • Jul 15

    Boston Mesothelioma Survival Rates: Women Fare Better

    Boston Mesothelioma Survival Rates: Women Fare Better
    A study of more than 14,000 patients with mesothelioma in the United States has revealed that women are more likely than men to survive mesothelioma. The research was published in the June edition of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery in a…
  • Jul 12

    Could a Common Industrial Chemical Cause Mesothelioma?

    Could a Common Industrial Chemical Cause Mesothelioma?
    Mesothelioma is a cancer that occurs as a result of exposure to asbestos fibers. The fibers cause scarring in the lungs that, over decades, can develop into mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is an aggressive and deadly cancer that is often not…
Rank this Week: 1917

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    A Look at the History of the National Drinking Age and its Effect on Alcohol-Related Car Accident

    A Look at the History of the National Drinking Age and its Effect on Alcohol-Related Car Accident
    Our Boston drunk driving car accident attorneys know that many of the worst alcohol-related car accidents involve young drivers. A recent feature on Boston.com looks at the history and effects of having a national drinking of age of 21. …
  • Jul 15

    Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to Jail for Alcohol-Related Car Crash

    Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to Jail for Alcohol-Related Car Crash
    Our Boston drunk driving accident lawyers know that an alcohol-related car accident can result in serious injury or death. The Boston Globe is reporting that Bridgewater woman has been sentenced to two and half years in prison in connection…
  • Jul 10

    MADD Working with NFL Teams to Curb Drunk Driving

    MADD Working with NFL Teams to Curb Drunk Driving
    Football season will be starting soon enough, and unfortunately this means that there may be more drunk drivers on the roads. People who attend games or parties, or who watch sports at friend's houses, may have a few drinks too many and may…
Rank this Week: 4768

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
Rank this Week: 4620

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4954

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Jul 21

    App Developers Should Note Revisions to COPPA FAQ

    App Developers Should Note Revisions to COPPA FAQ
    The FTC’s July 10, 2014 complaint filed against Amazon has left app developers with concerns about how to make apps that target kids and still comply with the law. The complaint, brought under Section 5(a) of the FTC Act, alleged that…
  • Jun 25

    In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant before Searching Cell Phone

    In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant before Searching Cell Phone
    In a unanimous decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search the cell phones of arrested individuals without a warrant. In reaching its decision, the Court recognized that there is an immense amount of personal…
  • Jun 25

    In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant before Searching Cell Phone

    In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant before Searching Cell Phone
    In a unanimous decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search the cell phones of arrested individuals without a warrant. In reaching its decision, the Court recognized that there is an immense amount of personal…
Rank this Week: 1187

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Four Injured in Massachusetts - When Medical Conditions that Cause Accident

    Four Injured in Massachusetts - When Medical Conditions that Cause Accident
    Our Boston car accident lawyers know traffic accidents are seldom "accidents." According to a recent report in the Boston Globe, four people were injured in a head-on collision in East Dennis, Massachusetts. Police are saying that the…
  • Jul 15

    Carter v. Progressive Mountain Ins.: Car Accidents and UM Coverage

    Carter v. Progressive Mountain Ins.: Car Accidents and UM Coverage
    In Carter v. Progressive Mountain Ins., the Supreme Court of Georgia explored the issue of whether Underinsured Motorist (UM) coverage could based upon the wording of a settlement with the at-fault driver's insurance company. In Carter, the…
  • Jul 10

    Reis v. Volvo Cars of N. Am.: Car Accidents and Mechanical Failure

    Reis v. Volvo Cars of N. Am.: Car Accidents and Mechanical Failure
    Our Boston car accident lawyers understand the importance of arguing for jury instructions helpful to the plaintiff's case. In Reis v. Volvo Cars of North America, as reported in the New York State Law Reporting Bureau, the court applied a…
Rank this Week: 4064

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, and firearm offenses. By Frank Fernandez.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4319

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 18

    Surface Tension: Microsoft’s Tablet is No Match for the iPad

    Surface Tension: Microsoft’s Tablet is No Match for the iPad
    I consider myself an agnostic, as battles get fought between the ultimate utility of Apple versus Microsoft products. I use Windows products at work, and have a PC laptop at home; but, I also have an iPad (and have had an Android smartphone…
  • Jul 16

    August and Everything After: Boston is the Hub of Legal Conferences This Summer

    August and Everything After: Boston is the Hub of Legal Conferences This Summer
    This summer, Boston is the place to be for legal conferences, with a number of major organizations invading, in support of significant events. The Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA), the National Association of Bar Executives…
  • Jul 4

    Aspirational Passwords: Change Your (Log-in) Habit

    Aspirational Passwords: Change Your (Log-in) Habit
    I recently came across this first person account of a man who tied his work-required password changes to personal, life goals. Following a divorce, the struggling author changed his password to: ‘Forgive@h3r’. After typing the…
Rank this Week: 3825

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Jul 18

    KRISTINA ROST OF MAGED ROST SELECTED AS ONE OF MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY’S 2014 TOP WOMEN OF LAW

    KRISTINA ROST OF MAGED ROST SELECTED AS ONE OF MASSACHUSETTS LAWYERS WEEKLY’S 2014 TOP WOMEN OF LAW
    Maged Rost is proud to announce that Kristina Rost, founding partner of the firm, was named one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2014 Top Women of Law.  This award celebrates legal educators, trailblazers and role models who have…
  • Jul 10

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2014

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2014
    The Visa Bulletin for August 2014 in now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Jun 23

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2014

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2014
    The Visa Bulletin for July 2014 in now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 1842

Simmons & Schiavo Blog

Simmons & Schiavo Blog

Covers estate planning and real estate law.

http://www.sslawoffices.com/category/all-posts/
  • Jul 18

    Tenants with children can’t be limited to lower floor

    Tenants with children can’t be limited to lower floor
    Managers of apartment buildings sometimes want to require tenants who have small children to live on a lower floor, in order to prevent complaints from other tenants about noise in the apartment above them. But the U.S. Department of Justice…
  • Jul 12

    How to leave items of sentimental value to your heir

    How to leave items of sentimental value to your heir
    Often, the issue that causes the most hard feelings among family members after a death isn’t how much money everyone received in the will, but who should get the plate on which Grandma served her famous Thanksgiving pie year after year.…
  • Jun 24

    Mortgages for ‘do-it-yourselfers’ are spiking

    Mortgages for ‘do-it-yourselfers’ are spiking
    There’s been a big increase recently in a special type of mortgage for people who are buying land and then building their own home on it. These “hybrid” loans function as construction financing during the building phase.…
Rank this Week: 4876

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage…

Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.massachusetts-alcoholic-beverage-licensing.com/
  • Jul 16

    Somerville liquor store suspended for illegal wholesale

    Somerville liquor store suspended for illegal wholesale
    After illegally selling liquor wholesale to establishments in Somerville and surrounding communities, Ball Square Liquors was closed for several days in July, as reported by Somerville Wicked Local. The state Alcoholic Beverages Control…
  • Jul 15

    Liquor Stores to Open Earlier on Sundays?

    Liquor Stores to Open Earlier on Sundays?
    Massachusetts liquor stores would be able to open their doors two hours earlier on Sundays under a bill approved by state lawmakers. The Senate on Tuesday passed on a voice vote a bill to allow the retail sale of alcoholic beverages at 10…
  • Jul 4

    Bill would let wineries ship legally to Mass.

    Bill would let wineries ship legally to Mass.
    The Boston Globe reported today that Massachusetts consumers are one step closer to getting wine delivered straight to their doorsteps. The state Legislature has created a new permit system that will allow out-of-state wineries to sell and…
Rank this Week: 315

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3627

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    I’ve Just Been in Uber Accident, What do I do?

    I’ve Just Been in Uber Accident, What do I do?
    You’re late for work on a rainy morning, you miss the bus. Thankfully, you called an Uber and your ride will be at your door within minutes. Problem solved. But what happens if the Ubercar in which you are travelling gets in to an…
  • Jul 14

    $5.4 Million Awarded to Motorcyclist in Career-Ending Accident

    $5.4 Million Awarded to Motorcyclist in Career-Ending Accident
    John Hendrickson loved his job. He rubbed elbows with the rich and famous, editing the music of some of the most well-known names in the industry. Hendrickson was a recording engineer employed by Capitol Records to perfect the recordings of…
  • Jun 30

    No Charges for Driver of Fatal Hit-and-Run Bike Accident

    No Charges for Driver of Fatal Hit-and-Run Bike Accident
    After a long deliberation, a grand jury has found the driver who killed a bicyclist in a hit-and-run accident in Charlestown in April not guilty. Ricky Prezioso, 41, was initially charged with the death of bicyclist Owen McGrory, 30, when…
Rank this Week: 1826

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Jul 16

    Just Finished Speaking to ASPPA on ERISA Litigation, Soon to Speak at ACI's National ERISA Litigation Forum

    Just Finished Speaking to ASPPA on ERISA Litigation, Soon to Speak at ACI's National ERISA Litigation Forum
    So I had a great deal of fun speaking on current events in ERISA litigation to the ASPPA regional conference here in Boston this past Thursday, and my great thanks both to the organizers who invited me and everyone who attended. I am…
  • Jul 7

    What Should Employees Do in Response to Fifth Third Bancorp?

    What Should Employees Do in Response to Fifth Third Bancorp?
    The Supreme Court’s decision in Fifth Third Bancorp, concerning the standards for prosecuting stock drop claims involving employer stock held in ERISA governed plans, certainly increased the attention paid to the question of the…
  • Jun 30

    Why the Supreme Court Got It Right in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer

    Why the Supreme Court Got It Right in Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer
    So, where do we even begin with Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, which is, first, a fascinating decision and, second, one that has already inspired countless stories in both the legal and financial media? I thought I would begin by…
Rank this Week: 1279

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 16

    Product Liability: Is your vehicle at fault for an accident?

    Product Liability: Is your vehicle at fault for an accident?
    With summer here most of us spend more time on the road, that’s why it is important to stay on top of the safety of your vehicle. If there are issues involving the safety of your vehicle the manufacturer may be liable for any damages…
  • Jul 7

    Injuries resulting from Firework

    Injuries resulting from Firework
    This past weekend was the 4th of July: This holiday can be a source of fun and entertainment, but at any moment it can turn into a disaster due to injuries resulting from the use of illegal consumer fireworks. Fireworks are extremely…
  • Jun 26

    Boating Laws And Liability

    Boating Laws And Liability
    With summer nearly into full swing, many residents in the Hyannis area will be taking to one of Massachusetts’ favorite pastimes- boating. Not only is boating viewed as a recreational activity in our area of New England, but also a…
Rank this Week: 1315

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    Boomers Should Be Saving

    Boomers Should Be Saving
    I recently came across an article on AARP.com that I thought would be important for baby boomers to read. The message: keep saving for retirement. The article noted that many people who could be saving are not doing so. One … Continue…
  • Jul 9

    Tips On Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

    Tips On Getting A Good Night’s Sleep
    If you have trouble sleeping, you might want to think about what—and when—you eat. One rule of thumb is to avoid eating anything 30 minutes before bedtime. Another is to make sure your after-dinner snacks are on the lighter side.…
  • Jul 2

    Some Thoughts About The Purchase Of Long-Term Care Insurance

    Some Thoughts About The Purchase Of Long-Term Care Insurance
    The United States Department of Health and Human Services estimates that approximately 70 percent of Americans over the age of 65 will need some type of long-term care. Contrary to what many people believe, Medicare does not cover long-term…
Rank this Week: 4586

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real…

On Solid Ground: The Mirick Real Estate Law Blog

Covers news and commentary on real estate development, environmental and construction law. By Mirick O'Connell.

http://mirickrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Massachusetts Revises Its Building Code Adding Increased Energy Efficiency Standard

    Massachusetts Revises Its Building Code Adding Increased Energy Efficiency Standard
    Following up on my post dated November 15, 2012, as of July 1, 2014, the International Energy Conservation Code (“IECC”) 2012 went into effect, replacing the former baseline building energy code regulations.  The…
  • Jun 18

    A Lesson From Somerville: Better Zoning Promotes Economic Growth

    A Lesson From Somerville: Better Zoning Promotes Economic Growth
    Paul McMorrow wrote an interesting column in yesterday’s Boston Globe that deserves reading, particularly for those interested in crafting workable zoning codes and bylaws in our cities and towns.  The current zoning process in…
  • May 15

    SJC: Private Forest Land Eligible for Tax Exemption

    SJC: Private Forest Land Eligible for Tax Exemption
    As an update to our previous post, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) today reversed the Appellate Tax Board (ATB) and held that forest land owned by a private conservation organization should be exempt from local property taxes. The decision…
Rank this Week: 2016

Boston Immigration Lawyer Blog

Boston Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Michael M. Harrington.

http://www.bostonimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    A Look at Administrative Processing of Visa Application

    A Look at Administrative Processing of Visa Application
    Most foreign nationals applying for a visa at a U.S. consulate hope that their process goes smoothly and that they will leave the interview with a visa or get their visa soon thereafter. However, not every visa application goes so…
  • Jul 12

    Sham divorces and the Immigration and Nationality Act

    Sham divorces and the Immigration and Nationality Act
    The case of Bazzi v. Holder illustrates the importance of an applicant proving that he is qualified for the visa which he seeks. Bazzi, a Lebanese national, was the beneficiary of an F-2B immigrant visa petition filed by his lawful…
  • Jul 12

    A Look at the Child Status Protection Act

    A Look at the Child Status Protection Act
    The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) was enacted to address the lengthy visa wait times and the processing times of immigration paperwork. A little background will be helpful. There are a limited amount of immigrant visas available…
Rank this Week: 3305

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Duplicative OUI Charges in Massachusett

    Duplicative OUI Charges in Massachusett
    If you hurt someone while drunk driving in Massachusetts, you may be charged with multiple counts, some of which may seem quite similar. In a recent case, a Massachusetts defendant was convicted of (1) drunk driving (operating under the…
  • Jul 8

    Protective Sweeps in Massachusett

    Protective Sweeps in Massachusett
    In a recent case, a Boston Municipal Court granted the defendants' motion to suppress evidence based on a protective sweep. The sweep arose when a Massachusetts State Trooper ran a license plate check on a Mercedes. The car's owner had an…
  • Jun 15

    Prior Bad Acts in Massachusetts Domestic Violence Case

    Prior Bad Acts in Massachusetts Domestic Violence Case
    It is not uncommon for Massachusetts domestic violence cases to arise after multiple violent acts by the defendant. Some of these may be documented by the police. Others are only known to the two partners. Whether the judge will permit…
Rank this Week: 4770

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 15

    852 : RARE – After the Bastille was Stormed

    852 : RARE – After the Bastille was Stormed
    On July 14, 1789 French revolutionaries stormed the Bastille, a prison that served as a symbol of the unjust treatment of the French citizenry by the monarchy, thus sparking the French Revolution. King Louis XVI and his wife, Marie…
  • Jun 20

    852 RARE: Using Google Earth to Map the Collection

    852 RARE: Using Google Earth to Map the Collection
    We recently experimented with a new way to view our current Harvard Law School Library exhibit, Spanning the Centuries: Recent Acquisitions, 1579-1868. We used Google Earth to create a chronological tour of the exhibit, pinpointing the towns…
  • Jun 19

    CALI Unconference

    CALI Unconference
    We are currently hosting the 2014 CALI Conference for Law School Computing here at Harvard Law School.  Before the official conference started, several attendees met on Wednesday, 6/18, for an “Unconference.” The Unconference…
Rank this Week: 1349

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2924

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2936

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3880

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Massachusetts Divorce Blog

Covers family law, divorce mediation and collaborative law. By Howard I. Goldstein.

http://www.massachusetts-divorce.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    Award Winning Book on Collaborative Practice

    Award Winning Book on Collaborative Practice
    Proud to announce my participation as one of the co-authors of this award winning book on Collaborative Practice published by Massachusetts Continuing Education (MCLE NEW ENGLAND)  Thanks to all of the co-authors who participated and to…
  • Jun 23

    Divorce Is Going to the Dogs, Literally

    Divorce Is Going to the Dogs, Literally
    Custody battles over the kids? So old school. Melanie and Antonio are just one of thousands of couples going to war over their pets. When Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas announced the end of their nearly two-decade marriage, they…
  • Apr 2

    Temporary Alimony is NOT General Term Alimony

    Temporary Alimony is NOT General Term Alimony
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court added new clarification today in its opinion in the Holmes case (see full opinion here). In Holmes, Husband was ordered to pay temporary alimony during the pendency of the divorce modification…
Rank this Week: 4594

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Jul 13

    Statute of Limitations Extended for Civil Sex Abuse Claim

    Statute of Limitations Extended for Civil Sex Abuse Claim
    Massachusetts legislators have passed a bill to extend by 32 years the statute of limitations for filing civil suits against perpetrators of sexual abuse of minors. The new law gives child victims of sexual abuse until age 53 to sue their…
  • Jul 3

    Female Somerville Teacher Charged with Rape

    Female Somerville Teacher Charged with Rape
    A Somerville teacher was charged with raping a 13-year-old student after authorities said the victim's mother saw disturbing online communications. "The idea that a teacher would use their position of authority to manipulate an…
  • Jun 22

    HOUSE VOTES TO EXTEND STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN CHILD SEX ABUSE

    HOUSE VOTES TO EXTEND STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN CHILD SEX ABUSE
    After years of trying to strike a compromise, the House voted unanimously on Wednesday to extend the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual assault to bring civil claims against their abusers. The bill (H 4126) would allow…
Rank this Week: 153